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The White House
Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Uruguayan President-elect Tabare Vazquez

Vice President Biden called President-elect Tabare Vazquez of Uruguay today to congratulate him on his victory. The Vice President and President-elect Vazquez reaffirmed the important and longstanding ties between the United States and Uruguay. The Vice President also highlighted President Obama’s partnership agenda in the Western Hemisphere, Uruguay’s principled and pragmatic leadership on regional and global issues, and our interest in working closely with Dr. Vazquez and his government.